BP has reached an $18.7 billion settlement with the federal government and five states, effectively ending litigation stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and subsequent oil spill.
By News Desk
Former BP executive David Rainey was acquitted on charges of lying to congressional investigators after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Rough waters and high winds were complicating efforts to clean up a recent oil spill off the coast of California, state officials said Saturday.
By Carey Reed
How is the Gulf Coast coping with the effects of the massive 2010 BP oil spill five years later? Judy Woodruff talks to John Young, president of Louisiana’s Jefferson Parish, and Mark Schleifstein of Nola.com and The Times-Picayune about the…
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
Five years ago, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded, killing 11 and sending a torrent of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. When it was finally capped, more than 100 million gallons had spilled, resulting in the deaths of…
By Xander Landen
Penn State researchers recently found two partially dead deep sea coral reefs 22 kilometers east of the site of the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill. Before these findings, biologists only knew of one reef that was damaged by the oil spill.
By David Coles
The Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns in 2010; Photo by U.S. Coast Guard. A government report out Wednesday finds that British oil giant BP bears the lion's share of blame for the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig…
'SOLA: Louisiana Water Stories' looks at the region's rich culture and environmental woes.
Over the course of the last year, the NewsHour has been checking in with Associated Press photographer Gerald Herbert, a New Orleans native who began covering the Gulf oil spill when BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded and…
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